Faith

It seems like there are more Christian conferences every year. Leadership conferences, conferences for small churches, conferences for creatives, conferences for staff, and conferences for every topic you can think of.  I have decided to skip some of the big ones this year, but there is one conference that I

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Life

I’m still frustrated at the game last night. I know this has nothing to do with theology or technology, but it’s my blog, so I can write about whatever I want to. I love college football and I love Virginia Tech. I didn’t just jump on the Hokie bandwagon recently,

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Life

What is it that you feel you don’t have the freedom to say in church? Too many times we act like everybody is perfect and nobody has any problems. One of the most feared words in church is “fine”  As in, everything is fine. We pretend and act like we

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Faith

My brain is a scary place. So this may be a post that you skip over unless you are interested in how I process and organize information. As a pastor, each week I have the responsibility to clearly present a message based on God’s Word. It means that I spend

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Faith

I had a great weekend, but it’s one of those Mondays where I have a million things to do and not nearly enough time this week to get them done. Here’s a quick rundown on my world. Another good weekend at Cornerstone.  We started a new series at Cornerstone based

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Technology

Here’s a video to give you a hint. After waiting a long time for a decent smartphone to be offered in our area, I picked up a HTC Desire Android phone today from US Cellular. It’s essentially the same as the Google Nexus One, except is is a CDMA phone

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Faith

It’s been crazy for a few weeks, but I am excited as we enter the fall. I love the start of college football season. All throughout the summer, teams are preparing and getting ready. Game plans are drawn, players prepare, leaders are selected, and the excitement builds until the kickoff.

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Faith

We’ve been wanting to tackle some tough topics at Cornerstone, and you can help us pick them out. Over the next few weeks, we are asking our church to vote for the sermons they want us to tackle. We will be taking each topic that you pick and sharing what

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Faith

Sweet Tea is my weakness. I could easily lose 10 pounds in a month if I just quit drinking the sugar filled stuff. So when I’m dining out, I usually have to warn the  server that I’ll be consuming huge amounts. But I have noticed something in most restaurants that drives me

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Faith

We have quite a few people from the community and from other churches come through our facility at Cornerstone. We have renovated an old downtown store and created an inviting environment for church. People always seem to be interested in where we found all of our “stuff.”  Stuff like the

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